A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.4086 West, latitude -23.3347 South, depth = 523.48 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009y0n. Event ids that are associated: us20009y0n. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 14:40:08 / July 13, 2017 @ 2:40 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:40:08 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 523.48 km (325 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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